Selkirk News and Alerts

Mosquitoes standing on water

Mosquito fogging planned for June 28 – 30

The City of Selkirk has scheduled nuisance mosquito fogging starting on June 28 at 10 p.m., weather permitting. Fogging is also scheduled for the nights of June 29 and if required, June 30.   The decision to fog comes after several weeks of biological larviciding as well as monitoring mosquitoes in two Province of Manitoba…

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Water Main Construction Project

On June 20th, Prostar HDD contractors will commence a three week long water main construction project on Agnes St. from Manitoba Ave. to McLean Ave. & McLean Ave. from Agnes St. to Jemima St. If this is your regular route, please make arrangements to avoid the construction throughout this time. This project is the installation of…

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crew cleaning up curbside garbage

Garbage & Recycling Pick-Up Delayed

Progressive Waste experienced a breakdown with one of their trucks which resulted in a delay in garbage pick-up in Selkirk. Another truck has since been brought in and crews are working hard to get back on schedule. As of late afternoon on Thursday June 16th, all of the recycling has been picked up throughout the city. …

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June 9th Extreme Rain Event and Basement Flooding

On June 9th the City of Selkirk experienced an extreme rain event which reportedly caused 37-40mm of rain to fall in a period of about 30 minutes. Selkirk’s average rainfall for the entire month of June is 93mm of rain. In total, 86mm of rain fell in Selkirk over the 24 hour period.  This event…

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

  WHEREAS, older adults in Manitoba are valued members of society and deserve to live with dignity; and WHEREAS, abuse of older adults is an ever increasing issue in our society that crosses all socio- economic boundaries; and WHEREAS, most abuse of older adults is hidden; and WHEREAS, ageism is a major cause of abuse…

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